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muslin

noun mus·lin \ˈməz-lən\

: a thin and loosely woven cotton cloth

Full Definition of MUSLIN

:  a plain-woven sheer to coarse cotton fabric

Origin of MUSLIN

French mousseline, from Italian mussolina, from Arabic mawṣilī of Mosul, from al-Mawṣil Mosul, Iraq
First Known Use: 1609

Other Textiles Terms

batt, bias, brocade, duck, flock, lawn, toile
MUSLIN Defined for Kids

muslin

noun mus·lin \ˈməz-lən\

Definition of MUSLIN for Kids

:  a cotton fabric of plain weave

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